Nikolaj Lie Kaas
|Born||22 May 1973|
Nikolaj Lie Kaas (Danish: [ˈne̝koˌlɑjˀ ˈliˀ ˈkʰɔˀs] ; born 22 May 1973) is a Danish actor whose career rose in the 1990s. Kaas graduated from the National Theater School in Denmark in 1998. He first appeared on screen in Søren Kragh-Jacobsen's film The Boys from St. Petri in 1991 as Otto, the rebel son of a traitor.
Kaas has hosted the Zulu Comedy Gallaon Danish TV three times (2009, 2011, 2012).
The son of actor Preben Kaas and actress/writer Anne Mari Lie, [ citation needed ] Their daughter Gerda Lie Kaas starred in the lead role of Clara for the Danish juvenile fantasy film, Wild Witch (2018).Kaas and his wife have two daughters.
In 2002 and 2012, Kaas won the Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
In 2012, Kaas received the Lauritzen Award.
In 2003, Kaas was named as one of European film's "Shooting Stars" by European Film Promotion.
|1991||The Boys from St. Petri||Otto Hvidmann|
|1994||Carl, My Childhood Symphony||Carl 3|
|In China They Eat Dogs||Martin|
|Disney's Tarzan||Tarzan||Voice only|
|2001||Hr. Boe & Co.'s Anxiety||Leo|
|Truly Human||P.||Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role|
|2002||Old Men in New Cars||Martin|
|2003||The Green Butchers||Bjarne/Eigil|
|Dogville: The Pilot||Tom|
|2005||The Sun King||Tommy|
|Allegro||Alex in the zone|
|2006||Clash of Egos||Claus Volter|
|The Ugly Duckling and Me||Ugly||Voice only|
|2007||Just Another Love Story||Sebastian|
|2008||The Candidate||Jonas Bechmann|
|2009||Angels & Demons||Mr. Gray/assassin|
|At World's End||Adrian Gabrielsen||aka Ved verdens ende|
|The Whistleblower||Jan Van Der Velde|
|A Funny Man||Dirch Passer|
|Freddy Frogface||Freddy Frogface||Voice only|
|Sover Dolly på ryggen||Gordon Dennis|
|2013||The Keeper of Lost Causes||Carl Mørck|
|2014||A Second Chance||Tristan|
|The Absent One||Carl Mørck|
|2015||Child 44||Ivan Sukov|
|Men and Chicken||Gregor Thanatos|
|2016||Follow the Money/Bedrag||Sander Søndergren||TV series|
|A Conspiracy of Faith||Carl Mørck|
|2017||You Disappear||Frederik Halling|
|2018||The Purity of Vengeance||Carl Mørck|
|Britannia||Divis / The Outcast||TV series|
|2020||Riders of Justice||Otto|
|2022||The Kingdom||Filip Naver||5 episodes|
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